The Amazing Story of Kudzu

There’s so much of this fast-growing vine in the Southeastern U.S., you might think it was a native plant. Actually, it took a lot of hard work to help kudzu spread so widely. Now that it covers over seven million acres of the deep South, there are a lot of people working hard to get rid of it! But kudzu is used in ways which might surprise you.

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A Taste of Hog Heaven

There are three religions in the South. On Saturdays, Southerners flock to football stadiums to cheer. On Sundays, they go to church to pray. But on any day of the week you can find Southerners engaged in the praise of good barbecue.

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Songs Inside The Box

Songs Inside The Box is a film that takes viewers to a concert of cigar box guitar music and introduces people who build and play cigar box guitars.

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The Ghosts of Selma

Doors that open and close mysteriously. Lights that glow where there is no electric power. The sound of footsteps on a staircase when no one is there. All of these things can be experienced in Selma, Alabama. Is this city haunted? “The Ghosts of Selma,” a 1998 documentary on Alabama Public Television, explored this topic. The program was produced by Max Shores as a part of the Alabama Experience series.

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